- perfect happiness; serene joy
- the ecstatic joy of heaven
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- great or perfect happiness:a feeling of bliss whenever he was with her.
- supreme happiness;
utter joy or contentment:wedded bliss.
- [Theol.]the joy of heaven.
paradise:the road to eternal bliss.
- [Archaic.]a cause of great joy or happiness.
- [Slang.]bliss out:
- to experience bliss or euphoria:Just give them some bean sprouts and a little tofu and they bliss out.
- to cause to become blissful or euphoric:a recording guaranteed to bliss out every Mozart fan.
- Middle English blisse, Old English bliss, blīths, equivalent. to blīthe blithe + -s suffix bef. 1000
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged See happiness.
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged misery.
Bliss (blis),USA pronunciation n.
- BiographicalSir Arthur (Edward Drummond), 1891–1975, English composer.
- Sir Arthur. 1891–1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953–75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)